Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Pricing


$4,995 - $5,200

2004 Highlights

For 2004, all Jetta models get an updated look, optional telematics and a new and more powerful 1.9-liter TDI engine (GL and GLS models only). The 2.0-liter engine is now PZEV-rated, and the GLX trim is no longer available. Also note that you can no longer get the 1.8T engine in GL trim. Besides that, the GLI sedan sports new 17-inch alloy wheels and the Cold Weather Package items (heated seats and washer nozzles) as standard, while the GLS features a standard Monsoon stereo. The wagons get a revised instrument cluster late in the model year, and the sedans get new metallic trim rings around the gauges.


Pros

  • Powerful 1.8T and VR6 engines, fuel-efficient TDI power plant, fun to drive, comfortable ride, rich interior materials, loads of standard safety features, solid build quality.

Cons

  • More expensive than most small sedans and wagons, tight rear-seat legroom, weak base four-cylinder.

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Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan for Sale

Volkswagen Jetta 2004 GLS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M) Alaska Green Metallic Gray86,155 miles
Used 2004Volkswagen JettaGLS
List:$4,995
Est.Loan: $102/mo
Fair Deal!
Fair Deal!
Volkswagen Jetta 2004 GL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A) Galactic Blue Metallic 78,017 miles
Used 2004Volkswagen JettaGL
List:$5,200
Est.Loan: $107/mo
Fair Deal!
Fair Deal!
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Dealer Notes

Superb Condition. REDUCED FROM $6,200!, FUEL EFFICIENT 30 MPG Hwy/24 MPG City! GL trim, Blue Lagoon exterior and Black interior. CD Player, Non-Smoker vehicle, Clean CARFAX report! 5 Star Driver Front Crash Rating. AND MORE! KEY FEATURES INCLUDE: CD Player Remote Trunk Release, Child Safety Locks, Heated Mirrors, Bucket Seats, 4-Wheel ABS. OPTION PACKAGES: Aluminum Body-Side Moldings, Remote Keyless Entry, Driver/Front Passenger Airbag Supplemental Restraint System, 2.0L Sohc Smpi I4 Engine, Front Wheel Drive. Volkswagen GL with Blue Lagoon exterior and Black interior features a 4 Cylinder Engine with 115 HP at 5200 RPM*. Non-Smoker vehicle, Clean CARFAX report! EXPERTS ARE SAYING: 5 Star Driver Front Crash Rating. 4 Star Driver Side Crash Rating. Great Gas Mileage: 30 MPG Hwy. AFFORDABILITY: Was $6,200. Approx. Original Base Sticker Price: $18,300*. Please confirm the accuracy of the included equipment by calling us prior to purchase.

Volkswagen Jetta 2004 76,910 miles
Used 2004Volkswagen JettaGL
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Volkswagen Jetta 2004 124,780 miles
Used 2004Volkswagen JettaGLS
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Features & Specs

GLS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)GL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)GLS 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5A)GL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)GLS 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)GLS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)GL 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M)GLI VR6 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 6M)GL 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5A)GL TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5M)GLS TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5A)GLS TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5M)GL TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5A)GLI 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
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Seating55555555555555
Transmission4-speed automatic4-speed automatic5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual5-speed manual6-speed manual5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual5-speed shiftable automatic5-speed manual5-speed shiftable automatic6-speed manual
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Horsepower115 hp @ 5200 rpm115 hp @ 5200 rpm180 hp @ 5500 rpm115 hp @ 5200 rpm180 hp @ 5500 rpm115 hp @ 5200 rpm180 hp @ 5500 rpm200 hp @ 6200 rpm180 hp @ 5500 rpm100 hp @ 4000 rpm100 hp @ 4000 rpm100 hp @ 4000 rpm100 hp @ 4000 rpm180 hp @ 5500 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5/5
    Passenger5/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

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Really Fun To Drive
Bought this used with about 160k miles about two years ago as a gas saver / daily driver. I was honestly looking for a used Honda Civic / Acura Integra but against my better judgment and the fact that it is almost impossible to find a used (1999-2006) Honda Civic, Integra, RSX that hasn't been abused and molested, a couple VW enthusiast friends talked me into buying an Mk4 1.8t Jetta with a 5 speed manual Trans. It wasn't without distress, I've had German cars in the past and it has never been a good experience. But, with a lot of research and reading, browsing and talking I came to this conclusion: The 2004-2005 AWD 1.8 turbo with the 5/6 speed manual Trans. and a couple of the original equipment parts changed out makes for a Very Solid Vehicle! So.. After a couple of months searching for the perfect set up on a 04-05 GLS / GLI Jetta, I bought a 2004 GLS and went to work immediately. I changed; The Timing Belt, water pump (Metal turbines), cam sensor, fuel pump and filter, Vacuum lines, Coolant Flush with the correct Coolant fill... and lots more. And now, I have a very dependable, very reliable, fast and Extremely Fun to Drive Mk4. This is one car I think I will hold onto, Its rare that you find a car like this, one that you cant wait to get into... I used to own a 98 Integra GSR, I loved that car, I ended up selling it and buying a 02 Mercedes C230 kompressor (Complete Junk) that GSR was one of those cars and I regretted selling it from day one. But not this time, I will keep and drive this Jetta till the Wheels fall off. Of course, there are those issues a lot of people write about on here, and it is absolutely true, the Arm rest is flimsy, Glove box latch is cheap, Window switches, Radio switches fall off, Head liner is cheap and will slowly fall But all of this is no more than a $20-$40 fix, nothing you cant find on ebay or amazon. It will have nothing to do with whether my car starts in the morning or if its going to drive off from the stop light. This has been an Incredible Car for me.
Love this car.. BUT!
I bought my 04 Jetta gls 1.8t used with 92k miles on it. Test driving the car was AWESOME! It was fast, steering was very responsive, and the leather interior and front seats were very comfy! There is almost NO ROOM in the back seat.. good luck fitting anybody of above average height or weight back there. The day after purchase I got my first CEL... Failed ignition coil. Immediately went back to the dealership where after a little haggling they replaced it for free. Three days later, ANOTHER CEL!! ANOTHER IGNITION COIL.. After contacting the dealership again they told me the vehicle had an open recall on it's coils.. they replaced all four coils and threw in a car wash.. Now running like an absolute champ and I feel like a champ knowing the headaches are behind me.. for now! If you are interested in this car, make sure it has been properly maintained and has had all of it's recalls taken care of. If it has.. BUY IT!!
Great First Car/Commuter
My parents got me my 2004 Jetta when I was 18. The the car got me through four years of college and is still going strong. Got it in 2010 with 48K miles, five years later it's at 140K and still going strong. I've had no mechanical problems with the car and with a 40 minute commute this was all I could ask for. The car was not perfect by any means (see below) but for a commuter looking for decent MPG, mechanical reliability, and a "cute" look, the Jetta is a great choice.
Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan Overview

The Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan is offered in the following styles: GLS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A), GL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A), GLS 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5A), GL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M), GLS 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M), GLS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M), GL 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5M), GLI VR6 4dr Sedan (2.8L 6cyl 6M), GL 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 5A), GL TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5M), GLS TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5A), GLS TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5M), GL TDI 4dr Sedan (1.9L 4cyl Turbodiesel 5A), and GLI 1.8T 4dr Sedan (1.8L 4cyl Turbo 6M).

What's a good price on a Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan?

Price comparisons for Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan trim styles:

  • The Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GL is priced between $5,200 and $5,200 with odometer readings between 78017 and 78017 miles.
  • The Used 2004 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan GLS is priced between $4,995 and $4,995 with odometer readings between 86155 and 86155 miles.

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